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    Dolphin Motel

    1190 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent11%
          • Very good17%
          • Average34%
          • Poor13%
          • Terrible23%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Family Rooms
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Paddlers Inn
          32 reviews
          #11 of 18 Speciality lodging in Tofino
           
          Cobble Wood Guesthouse and Bird Sanctuary House & Suites
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          Reviewed 31 December 2015

          nice clean rooms with good service plenty of room and lots of parking. Good stay at a budget price. Bike rental and many other facilities close at hand. Eating places within walking distance -- good for families.

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          Reviewed 26 August 2015

          This motel is average, but ok for what you spend. It is centrally located which made it great for getting around. The room itself is older and dated but comfortable (a little cramp for three people). We had no kitchenette but had a fridge so...More

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          Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

          the owner does not speak english at all.. so making a reservation through phone is not recommended. the room is very basic but at a good location. It is all very outdated, but you get what you pay for. It is rather noisy as you...More

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          Reviewed 17 July 2015

          Mouldy rooms,bad customer service,could not leave a disgusting hellhole without paying 400.00!!Even after another hotel offered to put us up for a night this place would not let us move!!!!!!!Never in my life have I had such horrible customer service!I would love an answer from...More

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          Reviewed 26 June 2015

          We had been wondering about the Dolphin Motel on our last visits to Tofino. I had stayed here in the 1980's; back then it was old and dated, and it is still. This property is a 1960's (or earlier) vintage motel which has had little...More

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          Paddlers Inn
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          Cobble Wood Guesthouse and Bird Sanctuary House & Suites
          99 reviews
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$71 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 14
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          • Location
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          • British Columbia >
          • Vancouver Island >
          • Clayoquot Sound >
          • Tofino
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          "The rooms with a kitchenette are probably larger."
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